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Despite US denial, Syrian media claims coalition attacked army positions

Coalition jets reportedly struck Syrian army energy installations close to the Iraqi border.

Syrian Army expels ISIS terrorists from stronghold near Damascus

ISIS terrorists have evacuated their final stronghold near Damascus, restoring state control over the area for the first time in years, a war monitor...

Syrian television reported a ceasefire was agreed with rebels in Yarmouk

The ceasefire comes after days of bombardment on Damascus's southern district, and it would allow rebel fighters to move to Idlib in northern Syria ...

Kurdish military leaders signal possible joint action with Iraqi forces against ISIS

In the wake of decreased American support for Kurdish fighters, a Kurdish military leader told Reuters that his group may launch a joint operation...

Rouhani blames Israel for deteriorating crisis in Syria

At a summit regarding the future of Syria, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani slammed Israel, accusing it of making the situation in the Arab country...

Saudi Arabia says US key to containing Iranian influence in Syria

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told Time Magazine on Friday that the kingdom wants the United States to maintain its presence in Syria...

Israeli man sentenced to 38 months in prison for trying to join ISIS

Valentin Vladimir Mazblaski, an Israeli citizen and immigrant from Belarus, has been sentenced to 38 months in prison for attempting to join ISIS. He...

Kurdish forces capture final two members of ISIS ‘Beatles’ beheading gang

According to US officials, Kurdish forces in Syria have captured Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh, the last remaining members of a notorious ISIS...

Syria: 21 children killed in Russian airstrikes on Deir ez-Zor

Russian bombers targeted the Syrian province of Deir ez-Zor on Sunday, killing at least 53 civilians. According to reports, 21 of them were children....

No military solution exists for Syria, Trump and Putin say in joint statement

During a brief meeting at the economic summit in Vietnam, US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed the crisis in...